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Container history 6

This process was so expensive that in many cases selling internationally was not worthwhile. “For some commodities, the freight may be as much as 25 percent of the cost of the product,” two engineers concluded after a careful study of the date from 1959. Shipping steel pipe from New York to Brazil cost an average […]

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Container history 4-The world is changed by containers

The colorful chaos of the old-time pier is nowhere in evidence at a major container terminal, the brawny longshoremen carrying bags of coffee on their shoulders nowhere to be seen. Terry Malloy, the muscular hero played by Marlon Brando in On the waterfront, would not be at home. Almost every one of the intricate movements […]

How to buy a container house

Shipping containers are big metal boxes that are made to house goods. They are used to transport both in land and in water. They are generally created in wavy weathering steel and they have doors at one corner. For advance trade’s globalization by making it prospective to transport things over long distances and many transport […]

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How to build a container houses

Container homes are becoming increasingly popular for home builders who want something different. These are easy to make, which have many environmental advantages and are not costly. Shipping containers are given that an alternative form of construction where containers are used for building blocks and structural foundations for houses and offices. By the help of shipping […]